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Queen’s students protest pipeline expansion at Parliament Hill

On Monday, 99 young people were briefly detained during a protest against pipeline expansion, taking place on Parliament Hill. Among them were two Queen’s students and one Queen’s alumni.Continue...

Queen's: rethink divestment decision

According to Queen’s University, we should no longer be held accountable for the consequences of our actions. Therefore, the oil and gas industry is responsible only for the extraction of fossil fuels, not their contributions to climate change.Continue...

Fall referendum nullified, AMS says

AMS President Kanivanan Chinniah has confirmed that the fall referendum has been nullified after doubts arose surrounding the status of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO).Continue...

Referendum tossed out, clubs say

Behind closed doors at a special AMS assembly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 10, the assembly voted to nullify the results of the fall referendum, according to a student club chair.Continue...

Queen’s votes not to divest from fossil fuels

Queen’s Board of Trustees’ Investment Committee announced on Nov. 6 that they will not be divesting Queen’s funds from fossil fuels.Continue...

Queen’s environmental group talks fossil fuel divestment

The Advisory Committee on Divestment of Fossil Fuels held its final feedback meeting on Thursday, Sept. 17, moving them closer to finalizing a report on divestment at Queen’s.

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Committee on Divestment of Fossil Fuels has planned four consultation meetings

Queen’s students, staff and faculty will be have the opportunity this fall to voice their opinions on whether or not the University should divest its funds from the fossil fuel industry.

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Visual action lends fuel to QBACC’s fire

Though Queen’s has pledged to explore the feasibility of fossil fuel divestment, Queen’s Backing Action on Climate Change (QBACC) isn’t taking the pressure off.Continue...

Student petition brought to meeting

Queen’s held the first open-community forum to discuss the University’s Climate Action Plan on Monday.Continue...

Green initiatives underway

Queen's sustainability manager responds to Oct. 25 op-ed on climate changeContinue...